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Alex Chan
Alex Chan
Alex Chan Special Counsel
t: +61 8 8415 9845
o: Adelaide

Alex Chan

Special Counsel

About Alex

Alex is an administrative lawyer and solicitor advocate who regularly appears for Commonwealth departments and agencies in the Federal Courts and Tribunals. Alex is also an experienced educator who designs legal training and educational programs.

What he does

Alex represents Commonwealth Government departments and agencies in merits review and judicial review proceedings in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal, the Federal Circuit and Family Court, the Federal Court, and the High Court.  

Alex is also an Associate Teacher at the Adelaide Law School and teaches Administrative Law, Constitutional Law and Separation of Powers.

Who he works with

Alex represents Commonwealth Government departments and agencies.


Alex holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours), a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Pathology) and a Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice from the University of Adelaide.

Life before Sparkes

Alex began his career as an Associate to a Deputy President of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and a tutor in Constitutional Law.

Life outside of Sparkes

Alex is a musician who specialises in vocals, harp and guitar, and has performed at weddings and community theatre projects. He is also a bit of an antique collector and is especially fond of gramophones and vintage records.

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t: +61 8 8415 9845
o: Adelaide
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